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Breaking Point: America Is Approaching a Period of Disintegration

Click here for reuse options! Anthropologist Peter Turchin's "Ages of Discord" provides a crucial decoder ring for Trump-era social strife. As the 2016 campaign reaches fever pitch, the more heat there is and the less light is shed. Which is why evolutionary anthropologist Peter Turchin’s new book comes as such a breath of fresh air. “Ages of Discord: A Structural-Demographic Analysis of American History” is not about this year’s presidential election, per se, but it’s a quantum leap forward in illuminating the disintegrative trends that America has experienced over the last several decades that are currently driving our politics.
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